El Estoque

For the first time

Challenging myself to step outside my comfort zone and take risks
Step one in my journey to becoming a braver person
May 22, 2020
Step one in my journey to becoming a braver person

Speaking up: How teachers work with students with speech anxiety

Illustration by Iman Malik. This is a fishbowl that represents a fishbowl discussion. The six other fish are talking while one of them is lonely.
Teachers explain their ways of dealing with student anxiety when speaking in class
March 11, 2020
Teachers explain their ways of dealing with student anxiety when speaking in class

Bulletproof Backpacks: A safety measure versus capital product

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Exploring MVHS opinions about whether or not these precautions for gun violence are beneficial
October 24, 2019
Exploring MVHS opinions about whether or not these precautions for gun violence are beneficial

Rain, Rain Go Away

Rain, Rain Go Away
How my love for the rain developed from my fear of going to practice
March 14, 2019

Unpacking paranoia: Amazon Key shouldn’t scare us so much

Unpacking paranoia: Amazon Key shouldn't scare us so much
November 17, 2017

ast month, I signed up for Amazon Prime, joining the 85 million other Amazon Prime members for one simple reason — I hate waiting for shipping. Has anyone ever really received their package in “five...

With age comes change

ILLUSTRATION | ANANYA BHAT
September 13, 2017

As the cable car glided along it’s path in the air, she couldn’t help but shed tears in response to the gut-wrenching terror. Every single time one of her family members shifted slightly in their seats,...

Fear busters

Fear busters
The motivation behind actively seeking out fear
September 13, 2017

For most, the word fear evokes an immediate mental image, whether it be public speaking, failing a test or a spider inching closer. The image that comes to mind likely spurs a strong reaction: heartbeat...

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